Tributes paid to crash victim

TRIBUTES have been paid to a woman killed in a car crash who has been described as “always happy, always smiley and a friend to everybody”.Jean Frost, 58, of Framlingham, died in a two-vehicle crash on the B1116 between her home town and Parham at around 6.

TRIBUTES have been paid to a woman killed in a car crash who has been described as “always happy, always smiley and a friend to everybody”.

Jean Frost, 58, of Framlingham, died in a two-vehicle crash on the B1116 between her home town and Parham at around 6.15pm on Wednesday.

Mrs Frost was a passenger in one of the cars and her daughter, Kim, 29, was the driver. Her daughter suffered serious injuries and is still in Ipswich Hospital while the driver of the other vehicle involved was released from hospital after treatment.

Mrs Frost was well known in Framlingham, where she lived with her husband Derek.

Staff and pupils at Framlingham College, where Mrs Frost worked as a cleaner, were devastated by the news.

Gwen Randall, headteacher, said: “She was a much-loved lady and a friend to everybody.

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“She was really loved by all the girls in Pembroke House and they have taken the news quite badly.”

Mrs Frost had worked at the school for 19 years and her daughter Kim also works there as one of the chefs.

She had been regarded as an established member of the team and, although she was primarily based in Pembroke House during the latter years, she was known throughout the school.

Mrs Randall said: “She had time for everybody and she was generous to the full and was always a great support for the girls.

“People who worked with her and knew her are completely devastated and our thoughts are with Kim and the rest of the family.”

Members of the town's hockey and football clubs were also shocked to hear of the death of their ardent fan.

The mother-of-two, who also has a son, Darren, regularly watched the ladies hockey team, Carlton Park Hockey FSC, for whom Kim plays, and Framlingham Town.

Kirsty Marshall, hockey club secretary, said: “She was a fantastic woman with a fantastic family and she just didn't deserve to be taken this early on in life. She was at our matches come rain and shine and she will be sorely missed.”

Syd Vice, life vice-president of Framlingham Town, said: “We're all going to miss her smiley face on Saturday afternoons because she was always so smiley and always happy. Everybody knew her and she was so nice and happy with a go-lucky attitude and lived life to the full.”

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